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Tragedy Strikes During Moscow Warehouse Blaze


Eight firefighters have been killed while tackling a warehouse blaze in east Moscow, the Emergency Situations Ministry (MCHS) has confirmed.

A criminal case has been opened into possible fire safety violations, including the lack of a working sprinkler system, TASS reported.

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